Netball Rules, Umpires & Coaches

The Rules of Netball as agreed by the International Netball Federation (INF) can be found in different languages by clicking here. Rules books in English are also available by contacting

For a quick overview of Netball Rules, take a look at this video

There have been some changes to the rules of Netball in 2016 and Netball Australia has done a wonderful job of making some demonstration videos detailing these changes to the rules. It is important that all Netball players, coaches and umpires know and understand these changes. It is advised to purchase a Rules Book to assist you with understanding the changes. If additional clarifications are needed, please e-mail with your questions.